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deceased Explained

deceased at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


deceased at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n law [Date: 1300-1400; Origin: decease 'to die' (15-19 centuries), from French dec[hA169]s 'death', from Latin decedere 'to leave, die']// the deceased// someone who has died, especially recently// --The deceased left a large sum of money to his children.//

deceased at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

107 Moby Thesaurus words for "deceased":
ago, antiquated, antique, ashes, asleep, asleep in Jesus, at rest,
bereft of life, blown over, body, bones, breathless, by, bygone,
bypast, cadaver, called home, carcass, carrion, clay, cold, corpse,
corpus delicti, croaked, crowbait, dated, dead, dead and buried,
dead and gone, dead body, dead man, dead person, death-struck,
decedent, defunct, demised, departed, departed this life,
destitute of life, done for, dry bones, dust, earth, elapsed,
embalmed corpse, exanimate, expired, extinct, fallen, finished,
food for worms, forgotten, gone, gone glimmering, gone to glory,
gone west, gone-by, has-been, inanimate, irrecoverable, lapsed,
late, late lamented, launched into eternity, lifeless, martyred,
mortal remains, mummification, mummy, no more, obsolete,
organic remains, over, passe, passed, passed away, passed on, past,
pushing up daisies, released, relics, reliquiae, remains, reposing,
resting easy, run out, sainted, skeleton, sleeping,
smitten with death, stiff, still, stillborn, taken away, taken off,
tenement of clay, the dead, the deceased, the defunct,
the departed, the loved one, vanished, with the Lord,
with the saints, without life, without vital functions, wound up

deceased at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Death): dead, lifeless, deceased, departed, defunct, extinct, late, gone, inanimate, dying, moribund.

deceased at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

adjective (law or formal)
1 dead:
her deceased parents
2 (the deceased) noun (plural the deceased) a person who has died, especially recently

Deceased at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Decease \De*cease"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Deceased}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Deceasing}.]
To depart from this life; to die; to pass away.

She's dead, deceased, she's dead. --Shak.

When our summers have deceased. --Tennyson.

Inasmuch as he carries the malignity and the lie with
him, he so far deceases from nature. --Emerson.

Deceased \De*ceased"\, a.
Passed away; dead; gone.

{The deceased}, the dead person.

deceased at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend" [syn: {asleep(p)},
{at peace(p)}, {at rest(p)}, {departed}, {gone}]
n : someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead
person would have done" [syn: {dead person}, {dead soul},
{deceased person}, {decedent}, {departed}]

deceased at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: suffix » decease|ed, from Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » deceas|lang=enm via Inter: etyl » fro, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » dēcessus||departure|lang=la, equivalent to Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » dēced-|lang=la, variation of Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » dēcēdre||to go away|lang=la.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /dɪˈsiːst/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: enPR » dē-sēst' Inter: IPA » /di.'sist/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-deceased.ogg|Audio (US)

  • Inter: rhymes » iːst


    Inter: en-adj » -

  • No longer alive
    1. That parrot is definitely deceased, and when I purchased it not ’alf an hour ago, you assured me that its total lack of movement was due to it bein’ tired and shagged out following a prolonged squawk. Monty Python
    2. Belonging to the dead.
    3. The executor’s commission for winding up the deceased estate was 3.5%.
    4. Inter: lega » l: One who has died. In property law, the alternate term decedent is generally used. In criminal law, “the deceased” refers to the victim of a homicide.


      * Inter: sense » no longer alive asleep, at peace, at rest, dead, departed, late, gone

      Usage notes

      * Not to be confused with diseased (affected with or suffering from disease)


      Inter: trans-top » no longer alive

  • Afrikaans: Inter: t- » af|oorlede, Inter: t- » af|afgestorwe, Inter: t- » af|wyle
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|ميت|sc=Arab
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|умрял|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » bg|покоен|sc=Cyrl
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|difunt, Inter: t+ » ca|mort
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|zesnulý|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|overleden
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kuollut
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|décédé
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|verstorben, Inter: t+ » de|gestorben

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Greek: Inter: qualifier » formal Inter: t- » el|αποθάνων|sc=Grek, Inter: t+ » el|νεκρός|sc=Grek
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|亡くなった|tr=nakunatta|sc=Jpan
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|nieżywy, Inter: t+ » pl|martwy
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|falecido, Inter: t+ » pt|morto
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|покойный|tr=pokójnyj|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|мртви|m|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|покојни|m|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|умрли|m|sc=Cyrl
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|mrtvi|m, Inter: t- » sh|pokojni|m, Inter: t- » sh|umrli|m
    • Slovene: Inter: t- » sl|preminul, Inter: t- » sl|pokojen
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|avliden

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » belonging to the dead
    • Afrikaans: Inter: t- » af|bestorwe

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|מנוח|tr=manoakh|sc=Hebr, Inter: t- » he|נפטר|tr=nift'ar|sc=Hebr

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-noun » deceased
  • A dead person
    1. The deceased was interred in his local churchyard.
    2. (plural deceased) dead people
    3. A memorial to the deceased of two World Wars.
    4. Inter: lega » l: One who has died. In property law, the alternate term decedent is generally used. In criminal law, “the deceased” refers to the victim of a homicide.


      * Inter: sense » dead person dead person, dead soul, deceased person, decedent, departed, late

  • Inter: sense » plural: dead people dead people, dead souls, deceased people, decedents, departed

    Usage notes

    Deceased is commonly used in legal and journalistic settings. Departed is most commonly used in religious settings.


    Inter: trans-top » dead person
  • Afrikaans: Inter: t- » af|oorledene, Inter: t- » af|afgestorwene
  • Berber:
  • : Tachelhit: Inter: tø » shi|imtti|m
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|покойник|m|sc=Cyrl
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|difunt, Inter: t+ » ca|mort
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|nebožtík|m, Inter: t- » cs|zesnulý|m, Inter: t+ » cs|mrtvý|m
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|overledene|m|f
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kuollut
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|défunt
  • Inter: trreq » Georgian
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Verstorbene|f, Inter: t+ » de|Verstorbener|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|εκλιπών|m|tr=eklipón|sc=Grek, Inter: t+ » el|εκλιπούσα|f|tr=eklipoúsa|sc=Grek
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|מנוח|m|tr=manoakh|sc=Hebr, Inter: t+ » he|מנוחה|f|tr=menokha|sc=Hebr, Inter: t- » he|נפטר|m|tr=nift'ar|sc=Hebr, Inter: t- » he|נפטרת|f|tr=nift'eret|sc=Hebr
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|死人|tr=shinin|sc=Jpan
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|zmarły|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|falecido|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|покойник|m|tr=pokójnik|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|покойный|m|tr=pokójnyj|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|умерший|m|tr=uméršij|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|мртвац|m|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t- » sh|покојник|m|sc=Cyrl
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|mrtvac|m, Inter: t- » sh|pokojnik|m
    • Slovene: Inter: t- » sl|preminuli|m, Inter: t- » sl|preminula|f, Inter: t- » sl|pokojnik|m, Inter: t- » sl|pokojnica|f
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|difunto|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|avliden|c, Inter: t+ » sv|död|c, Inter: t- » sv|döing|c, Inter: t+ » sv|lik|n, Inter: t+ » sv|bår|c

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » plural: dead people
    • Afrikaans: Inter: t- » af|oorledenes, Inter: t- » af|afgestorwenes
    • Berber:
    • : Tachelhit: Inter: tø » shi|imttan|m|p
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|overledenen|p
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|défunts

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Verstorbene|p, Inter: t+ » de|Tote|p Inter: qualifier » general
  • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|死人|tr=shinin|sc=Jpan
  • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|zmarli|m|p
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|falecido|p|alt=falecidos, Inter: t+ » pt|morto|p|alt=mortos
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|погибшие|p|tr=pogíbšie|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Death -
    Translation: et » deceased
    Translation: es » deceased
    Translation: fr » deceased
    Translation: ko » deceased
    Translation: io » deceased
    Translation: it » deceased
    Translation: kn » deceased
    Translation: hu » deceased
    Translation: my » deceased
    Translation: ja » deceased
    Translation: pl » deceased
    Translation: fi » deceased
    Translation: sv » deceased
    Translation: ta » deceased
    Translation: te » deceased
    Translation: vi » deceased
    Translation: zh » deceased